Hairspray (2007)

BBBB (out of 5) A teenager in the 1960s decides to fight racial segregation and is met with serious threats to her future; sounds like an update of Mississippi Burning until you add big hair, rocking tunes and John Travolta in a dress. Newcomer Nikki Blonsky plays the youngster in question, Tracy, in this wonderful…

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Showgirls

0 (out of 5) Elizabeth Berkley is absolutely hideous (and strangely hilarious) as a blonde idiot travelling through Los Angeles looking for a life. Let me save you the two hours: she never finds one. What she does find, however, is the opportunity to be a star, so after doing a stint stripping at a…

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Melvin And Howard

BBBB (out of 5) Driving through the Nevada desert in the middle of the night, a down on his luck Melvin Dummar (Paul Le Mat) picks up a penniless old man (Jason Robards) and gives him a lift into Las Vegas. He laughs when Robards tells him that he is millionaire Howard Hughes and insists…

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